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Driving Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    During the day a vessel displays three black balls, what lights should she display at night ?
    • A. 

      3 red lights

    • B. 

      2 red lights

    • C. 

      2 red lights and one all round white light

  • 2. 
    When two power-driven vessels are crossing so as to involve risk of collision :-
    • A. 

      The vessel which is faster shall give way

    • B. 

      The vessel which has the other on the starboard side shall give way

    • C. 

      Both vessels should give way to each other

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Power-driven vessel should give way to the fishing vessel

    • B. 

      The fishing vessel should give way

    • C. 

      Both vessels should give way to each other.

  • 4. 
    A "Vessel not under Command" means :
    • A. 

      Made fast ashore

    • B. 

      Has a mechanical breakdown. . Eg engine of steering failure

    • C. 

      Vessel is engaged in special operations

  • 5. 
    A pilot vessel on duty at night shall display the following lights :
    • A. 

      Red over white

    • B. 

      White over red

    • C. 

      White over white

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Green, red and white light (side lights & masthead light)

    • B. 

      The green and red lights (side lights)

    • C. 

      One white light only (stern light)

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Alter course to starboard immediately.

    • B. 

      Alter course to port immediately.

    • C. 

      Take appropriate action to avoid collision, as the vessel ahead is a sailing vessel.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Vessel "T" should give way to vessel "P".

    • B. 

      Vessel "P" should give way to vessel "T".

    • C. 

      Both vessels should give way to each other.

  • 9. 
    What fog signal does a power-driven vessel “making way” sound, when she is in or near an area of restricted visibility.
    • A. 

      1 prolonged blast at intervals of not more than 2 mins.

    • B. 

      2 prolonged blast at intervals of not more than 2 mins.

    • C. 

      1 short blast at intervals of not more than 120 seconds.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      1 prolonged blast at intervals of not more than 1 minute.

    • B. 

      2 prolonged blasts at intervals of not more than 2 minutes.

    • C. 

      3 prolonged blast at intervals of not more than 2 minutes.

  • 11. 
    You hear the fog signals of a vessel making way forward of your beam in an area of restricted visibility. She sounds close and possibly there is a risk of collision. You should :
    • A. 

      Slow down and assess the situation, and if it is safe alter course to starboard.

    • B. 

      Slow down and alter course to port.

    • C. 

      Proceed ahead and confirm that there is risk of collision before taking action.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      If she is approaching from the port bow, stand-on.

    • B. 

      If she is approaching from the starboard bow, give way.

    • C. 

      Give way regardless of her relative position.

  • 13. 
    When in sight of one another, a vessel altering course to starboard shall sound :
    • A. 

      One short blast.

    • B. 

      Two short blast.

    • C. 

      One prolonged blast.

  • 14. 
    In restricted visibility, a vessel restricted in her ability to manoeuvre, a vessel not under command and a vessel constrained by her draught, shall sound at intervals of not more than 2 minutes :-
    • A. 

      1 prolonged blast.

    • B. 

      2 prolonged blast.

    • C. 

      3 blasts in succession, namely 1 prolonged followed by 2 short blasts.

  • 15. 
    A power-driven vessel underway shows the following lights :
    • A. 

      Masthead lights plus sidelights and stern light

    • B. 

      Masthead lights and sidelights

    • C. 

      Masthead lights and stern light

  • 16. 
    When a sailing vessel and a power-driven vessel are on a head-on or nearly head-on situation, what collision avoiding action should be taken :
    • A. 

      Sailing vessel shall stand-on

    • B. 

      Power-driven shall vessel stand-on

    • C. 

      Both vessels shall give way

  • 17. 
    A vessel at anchor by day, shall exhibit where it can best be seen :
    • A. 

      A black diamond at the forepart of the vessel

    • B. 

      2 black balls at the forepart of the vessel

    • C. 

      One black ball at the forepart of the vessel

  • 18. 
    As per the International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea, a "vessel constrained by her draught" is to display by day :
    • A. 

      A black diamond

    • B. 

      A black cone

    • C. 

      A black cylinder

  • 19. 
    During daylight, a sailing vessel under sail and power, shall display :
    • A. 

      A black ball

    • B. 

      A black cone with apex pointing upward

    • C. 

      A black cone with apex pointing downward

  • 20. 
    A vessel displays three black balls. What type of vessel is that :
    • A. 

      Constrained by her draught

    • B. 

      Restricted in her ability to manoevure

    • C. 

      Aground

    • D. 

      Not under Command

  • 21. 
    At night, a vessel restricted in her ability to manoevure, displays three all round lights in a vertical line, as follows :
    • A. 

      The top and bottom lights are red and the middle light is white

    • B. 

      The top two lights are red and the bottom light is white

    • C. 

      The three lights are white

  • 22. 
    When in doubt of the intention of the “Give-way” vessel, what sound signal shall the “Stand-on” vessel sound :
    • A. 

      One prolong blast

    • B. 

      5 or more short blasts

    • C. 

      3 short blasts

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      X should give way

    • B. 

      Y should give way

    • C. 

      Both vessels should give way

  • 24. 
    In the event of a mechanical breakdown in a narrow channel or fairway :
    • A. 

      Signal for help

    • B. 

      Anchor the vessel

    • C. 

      Move to the starboard side of the channel and anchor

  • 25. 
    You see 2 masthead lights and both sidelights. What vessel is that?
    • A. 

      A power driven vessel of more than 50 meters in length

    • B. 

      A tug boat towing another vessel and the tow is less than 200 meters in length

    • C. 

      It could be „a‟ or „b‟

  • 26. 
    The flag "A" in the International Code of Signals means :-
    • A. 

      I have a diver down below, so keep well clear at slow speed

    • B. 

      I am waiting for port clearance

    • C. 

      Keep clear of me

  • 27. 
    In a power driven vessel less than 12 metres in length, what does the combine lantern consist of ?
    • A. 

      Port and starboard sidelights

    • B. 

      Port, starboard and stern lights

    • C. 

      Port, starboard and masthead lights.

  • 28. 
    How would you determine if risk of collision exists ?
    • A. 

      By observing the relative bearing

    • B. 

      The compass bearing of an approaching vessel does not appreciably change

    • C. 

      By observing the distance of the other vessel

  • 29. 
    Along the East Coast Beach, what distance should a jet-ski keep away from the shoreline:
    • A. 

      300m

    • B. 

      600m

    • C. 

      900m

    • D. 

      1200m

  • 30. 
    How many red hand flares are to be carried onboard a pleasure craft, fully or partially decked?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      12